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Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
I had Michelin Pilot Activs installed at around...

I had Michelin Pilot Activs installed at around 5,000 miles. I'm at 13,000 miles now and still have a decent tread left on them. I'm guessing I'll get 2,000 - 3,000 more miles out of them. I'm not a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
I have the European side stand with my...

I have the European side stand with my centerstand. I had read the non-Euro stand would interfere with the side stand. I forget the part numbers but you need a few other bits for the Euro stand, the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
What all did you get?

What all did you get?
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
Nice! Is that the 2014 Special? Are those stock...

Nice! Is that the 2014 Special? Are those stock mirrors?
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
Hi Graham, If you click on the link below...

Hi Graham,

If you click on the link below and then click on the picture you'll see an icon in the lower right hand side that will allow you to pick different sizes. You should be able to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
I've been fine with the stock seat and...

I've been fine with the stock seat and suspension. The ride felt a little harsh when I first got the bike. Either I've gotten used to it or they've softened up a bit.

The modifications I've made...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
They are Hepco Becker bags. The Guzzi version was...

They are Hepco Becker bags. The Guzzi version was too expensive so I got the plain Hepco Becker version. I happened upon the Guzzi emblems online and replaced the Hepco Becker emblems with the Guzzi...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
I'm in Charlotte, too. I got the bike at Matthews...

I'm in Charlotte, too. I got the bike at Matthews Fun Machines. They have one they'll let you test ride.

I love my TU, too. I had it before I got the Guzzi but wanted a little more power. I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
I've had mine for a year today and it has just...

I've had mine for a year today and it has just over 12,000 miles. I commute on it and take it to the mountains as often as I can. Moto Guzzi was an unknown quantity for me when I got it but I have no...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 179,908
Posted By KevinMcCall
Beautiful Guzzi you go there. My 2013 Stone looks...

Beautiful Guzzi you go there. My 2013 Stone looks identical except I don't have the top case or tank bag. What kind of rack do you have for the top case? What size is the top case? Where did you get...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,342
Posted By KevinMcCall
Got it from Dart Flyscreens. It's made for a...

Got it from Dart Flyscreens. It's made for a Triumph Bonneville but fits the TU perfectly. It needs slightly longer bolts where it mounts to the headlight.

I wanted just enough protection so that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,342
Posted By KevinMcCall
I've owned a few bikes over the years and this...

I've owned a few bikes over the years and this has turned out to be my favorite. It's cheap and easy to maintain, a blast to ride and looks great, too.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,342
Posted By KevinMcCall
Couple of pictures from yesterday after the 16T...

Couple of pictures from yesterday after the 16T upgrade.

http://kevinm.smugmug.com/2013/Motorcycles/June-on-the-BRP-Near-Mt-Pisgah/i-bGMnHJS/0/M/IMG_9085-M.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,342
Posted By KevinMcCall
ben2go is the man. Yes, it's a clock from...

ben2go is the man. Yes, it's a clock from http://www.clocks4bikes.com/. Up by the kill switch is one of their thermometers. I have time and temp on my TU while I ride the twisties. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,342
Posted By KevinMcCall
Another TU on the BRP! ...

Another TU on the BRP!

http://kevinm.smugmug.com/2013/Motorcycles/TU250x-on-the-BRP/i-ZMLNXP4/0/M/IMG_8733-M.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,507
Posted By KevinMcCall
I use that rack with Givi luggage. Let me know...

I use that rack with Givi luggage. Let me know and take some pics. Here's a pic of the side view with E21 cases if this helps.
http://img.tapatalk.com/4bb514ba-4583-0a97.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 388,688
Posted By KevinMcCall
Is that Sassafras mountain? I need a new bike....

Is that Sassafras mountain? I need a new bike. :evil
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,041
Posted By KevinMcCall
What did you you use to space the speakers...

What did you you use to space the speakers closer? I wear earplugs, too, and so the speakers weren't loud enough. Even though the sound quality isn't as good as with the earbuds it's still good...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,041
Posted By KevinMcCall
I have one. It was a quick and easy install. I'm...

I have one. It was a quick and easy install. I'm using the one with earbuds and it works great.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,292
Posted By KevinMcCall
Does anyone know if you're able to take Horse...

Does anyone know if you're able to take Horse Pasture from the south? I was thinking about riding in from Devils Fork State Park across Lake Joccassee Dam road to Horse Pasture. Google maps seems to...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3,726
Views: 569,091
Posted By KevinMcCall
Mine was failing and I fixed it following your...

Mine was failing and I fixed it following your steps above and it's working again. Just takes a little patience with the soldering. I was able to remove the circuit board to make things a little...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 161,486
Posted By KevinMcCall
Thumb Received the file. Thanks, can't wait to ride it!...

Received the file. Thanks, can't wait to ride it!

Kevin
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,076
Posted By KevinMcCall
Question Did I just ride down the highway with a flat tire?

I went out for a ride today on my KLX250SF. I stopped for gas on the way home and the bike felt fine. I got on the highway for about 10 miles and the bike still felt normal at about 70mph. Even...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 58,201
Posted By KevinMcCall
That's the exact size I got based on what I read...

That's the exact size I got based on what I read over in Kawasaki Forums. :huh I guess I'll be the guinea pig with and post my thoughts when I put them on. I'm hoping I'll be okay because I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 58,201
Posted By KevinMcCall
The Shinko 244 are probably a 50/50 tire like the...

The Shinko 244 are probably a 50/50 tire like the Mefo. I've read on here that some people have had lugs come off on the bigger bikes but I think they'll be fine on the KLX. You can get a set for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 58,201
Posted By KevinMcCall
Although, it always needs to be choked when...

Although, it always needs to be choked when starting mine there's been only one time when I thought I wasn't going to get it started. I waited a couple minutes and it finally started. After I took it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 58,201
Posted By KevinMcCall
I recently bought a Seat Concepts seat. I...

I recently bought a Seat Concepts seat. I typically do 300 mile days to the mountains and I'm happy with it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By KevinMcCall
Got one, too. 09 SF. I've had the bike for almost...

Got one, too. 09 SF. I've had the bike for almost a year without issue. Taking it to the dealer Saturday, just in case.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 58,201
Posted By KevinMcCall
Sure is. Works great.

Sure is. Works great.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 58,201
Posted By KevinMcCall
That's an awesome picture, dan0. Inspired me to...

That's an awesome picture, dan0. Inspired me to post a few pics of mine.

http://kevinm.smugmug.com/2011/Motorcycles/2011-06-04-by-Eye-Fi/i-LHsWKmJ/0/M/IMGP2193-M.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 05-03-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By KevinMcCall
The bikes in question are one very well cared for...

The bikes in question are one very well cared for KLR, never dropped...

http://kevinm.smugmug.com/2008/Motorcycles/My-Name-is-Mud/IMG1182/258388839_RGysk-L.jpg

...uh...did I mention it has new...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 161,486
Posted By KevinMcCall
Would love to see a preview. I try to ride the...

Would love to see a preview. I try to ride the entire BRP at least once a year and have often wondered if there was a gravel route that paralleled it at least part of the way.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 58,201
Posted By KevinMcCall
I'm looking to put some 90/10 or 80/20 dual sport...

I'm looking to put some 90/10 or 80/20 dual sport tires on my KLX250sf and Distanzias look to be just about the only choice available. But, I'm having a problem finding the same sizes as the stock...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 81,903
Posted By KevinMcCall
Just finished reading, great report! :clap ...

Just finished reading, great report! :clap

Who's the hostage/stowaway on the front fender? Did he make it to Oregon?
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,402
Posted By KevinMcCall
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,054
Posted By KevinMcCall
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-20-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 107,742
Posted By KevinMcCall
Chip, I got the doc. This is going to be...

Chip,

I got the doc. This is going to be awesome.

Thanks,
Kevin
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,993
Posted By KevinMcCall
I got the V-Strom a little dirty but not quite as...

I got the V-Strom a little dirty but not quite as dirty as I've gotten the KLR. :D

Very cool to fly and ride 1,000 miles for a new bike. I might have to do the same one of these days.

Great...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,979
Posted By KevinMcCall
Great report!

Great report!
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9,177
Views: 3,574,369
Posted By KevinMcCall
Grand Teton National Park, September 2008 ...

Grand Teton National Park, September 2008

http://kevinm.smugmug.com/photos/372587465_sBhiB-L.jpg
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